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Donny Letson stands next to a Cessna 152, the plane he flew the most to receive his pilot’s license. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)

Learning to fly: Aviation has always been a big part of Donny Letson’s life

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BEMIDJI -- For Donny Letson, aviation is a family tradition.

His father, Tom, is a pilot for Delta Air Lines. His mother, Liz, used to be a flight attendant for American Airlines and has her pilot license to boot. His brother Jake is attending the U.S. Naval Academy, with the goal of being an aviator in the U.S. Navy.


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